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Established BI solutions vs. in-house development

Established BI solutions vs in-house development

Data analytics is the key to remaining competitive in today’s marketplace

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Job Role - IT, Strategy, Management and Performance, Job Role - Executive

These executive eBooks will help you achieve business success

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For more than 15 years, Phocas has helped companies like yours to succeed in a competitive and dynamic marketplace.  Utilizing our years of experience, Phocas has created executive eBooks to provide you with valuable information to guide you toward your next success.

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Topics: Industry - Wholesale Distribution, Job Role - IT, Job Role - Executive, ERP - Microsoft Excel

[On-demand video] How to choose the right business intelligence tool for you

Data. You have to use it or lose it. But how do you choose a business intelligence software tool that will help you put your business data to best use across your business?

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Topics: On-demand Videos and Webinars, Job Role - Finance, Job Role - IT, Strategy, Management and Performance, Job Role - Executive

Making the business case for data analytics

Data is a critical business asset. Few will argue that point. Better data leads to better decision-making. Again, no argument. So how do you make the business case for data analytics?

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Job Role - IT, Job Role - Executive

Why do business intelligence projects fail?

A CIO or IT manager’s task is enormous when introducing any new enterprise system like business intelligence (BI). No wonder some problem areas remain in hiding.

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Topics: Job Role - IT

How to increase business intelligence user adoption

User adoption refers to the acceptance of a new system or process. Gaining staff acceptance is an important consideration for companies hoping to move from an old system (such as spreadsheets) to a newer, more comprehensive and efficient system such as business intelligence.  

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Topics: Business Intelligence Basics, Job Role - IT, Job Role - Executive

[Battle card] How to convince your CIO about the need for business intelligence

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IT leaders tell us that they spend more time on reporting requests than they can afford. While they truly want to meet demands from senior management, reporting requests can become tedious and time-consuming due to a communication gap or the sheer volume of requests.

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Topics: Job Role - IT

These technical skills can boost your career

Technology has become increasingly important in the workplace. It has rapidly changed and adapted to assist us with our day-to-day business tasks. 

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Topics: Job Role - IT, Strategy, Management and Performance

IT Leaders - How to Foster Analytical Competency in an Organization

Fostering analytical competency in an organization means promoting fact-based decision making, driving user adoption of an analytics solution, and ensuring staff can gain insights from data. While this may look like a big managerial responsibility, it does not need to be a resource intensive task.

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Topics: Job Role - IT

Sold the dream but delivered a nightmare? Questions IT Managers should ask before purchasing business intelligence

Have you ever bought something based on an advertisement, a marketing campaign or a guarantee from a salesperson only to find out that what you were sold was nothing like what was promised? 

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Topics: Job Role - IT

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